Dr. Duyên T Faria is a perpetual student. She entered Texas College of Osteopathic Medical School after finishing a Master’s degree in Pharmacology at the University of Texas in Austin and Bachelor degree with honors in Waco, Texas. Following medical school, she completed a one year flexible Internship in Family Medicine, finished a three year residency in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University, and another three year Dermatology residency at Henry Ford Hospital. She is Board-certified for Dermatology with AAD and AOCD. Later, she accepted an invitation to join the senior staff Dermatology teaching program at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. Over the next 6 years, in addition to her regular teaching responsibilities and clinic appointments, she was Co-leader in establishing the Wound Healing Center of Excellence at Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. She was one of the principal investigator for multiple studies involving cultured autografts, cultured allografts, and the use of various dressings in chronic leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Faria resigned from her academic position at Henry Ford Hospital in August 1996 to join her husband in Northern Virginia. In July 1999, Dr. Faria started Excel Dermatology in Vienna, Virginia. After 19 years, she is very comfortable and competent with all aspects of General, Cosmetic, and Surgical Dermatology.
Over the last 10 years, Dr. Faria has embraced holistic approaches to health. She has integrated Western medicine and Eastern medicine, using Energy Medicine, food, vitamins and herbs in caring for her patients. She looks for the root cause of skin, hair, and nail diseases. She also cares for immediate issues through conventional medications, while guiding her trusted patients and friends with life style changes, diet modifications, vitamin/minerals replacement according to the body’s needs via various advanced blood/saliva/stool testings, and Energy medicine via Applied Kinesiology.
Since her departure from “EXCEL” Dermatology in March 2018, she has attended various Functional Medicine meetings, classes, and preceptorships with other physicians. She has restored her health with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement, AO SCAN Body Digital Energy Analyzer for frequency restoration and IV Vitamin/Mineral Infusions. She is now more vibrant and energetic. With your permission, she is looking forward to working with you on your quest to restore and optimize your health.